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Helen O'Cleary

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CRU is a leading provider of market analysis and forecasts, price assessments and cost services built on deep knowledge of base metals for a global understanding of the zinc industry.

Our zinc market analysis covers production, consumption, market balance and LME prices, with forecasts for the next five years – all supported by our robust and transparent methodology.

Read our top 10 calls for 2021 in the zinc industry

 

We release zinc premia assessments for North America, Europe and Asia, with market updates to shed light on price drivers and movements. Our price and premia assessments rely on a robust methodology which we have developed over 30 years.

Our cost service brings you mining costs for 100% of zinc and lead production sites worldwide, including detailed data on hard-to-reach markets such as China. This allows you to evaluate cost trends and the competitive landscape more accurately.

CRU’s Zinc analysts in London and Beijing are highly committed to providing accurate and wide-ranging market intelligence, and are available for discussions on industry developments, prices, cost data or any aspect of our methodology.

Our commodity reporting service also includes analysis on steel prices, including stainless steel, raw materials and the hot rolled coil price.

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  • Zinc Concentrates

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